A loan of $325 helped a member to buy more clothing materials.


Juliet Keimrembe‘S Group's story

Juliet is 30 and married with four children between 3 and 12 years old. All her children go to school. She owns a two-roomed house where she lives with seven people. Juliet takes care of additional family members.The family has access to electricity but no piped water, and gets three meals a day. She incurs transport costs to and from buying clothing materials from Kiyembe shops in Kampala city. She works in a semi-urban area which is in the outskirts of Kampala.

Juliet owns a tailoring shop in Katanga in Wandegeya She sells both at retail and wholesale. Juliet works seven days a week. She receives an average of five customers a day. Her major business challenges include ever-increasing prices of clothing materials and the rainy season which disturbs her work because she works from a muddy place. Her monthly expenses include feeding the family and medication. She has been in this business for over five years and with MCDT for four years, servicing her tenth loan working with the same group-mates. Juliet joined MCDT because it was near her home and also because of working in groups. She wants to use this loan to buy more rolls of clothing materials. She aspired to see her business grow bigger and start a tailoring school.

In this group: Juliet , Cossy
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